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Fire tears through Pace home overnight

PACE  --  One person is injured after flames tore through a home in Pace.  It happened in the 4200 block of Castille Avenue.

Fire crews were sent to the home around 12:30 this morning.
The house was overtaken by flames and smoke
Cynthia Robinson watched as fire crews from Pace, Avalon and skyline fought to put out the flames at her nephews home on Castille Avenue in Pace.

Cynthia Robinson- Victims Aunt
"It looked to me like a majority of the fire was in the front. In the front bedroom, living room area."

Robinson says she rushed to her nephew- Ron Dudley's house as soon as she got word that he had been burnt in the fire.

Cynthia Robinson- Victims Aunt
"The EMT's said on his hands and face."

But despite his injuries Robinson thinks he'll be okay.

"He was alert and talking."
Chief Robbie Whitfield with Pace Fire Department said it took about 15 minutes to control the flames with the help of two other fire departments.

He says the victim was able to get out of his burning home on his own.

Chief Robbie Whitfield- Pace Fire Department
"He was out when we got here and EMS was treating him. We did send crews in to search for others but no one else was found."

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation by the Florida State Fire Marshal's Office.